As a person with a lot of anxiety, low self-esteem, and a propensity toward overthinking everything always, I feel guilty a lot. A lot a lot. I truly believe that this guilt is counterproductive and I don’t believe it’s almost ever helpful. So I try not to feel it. This is easier said than done. […]
My anxiety and OCD has been through the roof lately. Not so much my worrying or checking the doors to make sure they’re locked again and again. But the tension in my shoulders, the habit I’ve recently developed of biting my tongue and chewing my lip. And the inability to concentrate long enough to accomplish […]
Let’s celebrate what we did right this week. What do you consider a win this week? For me, it was to hang in there even though I was exhausted. Can you relate? I couldn’t quite identify why, but all week long I was just dragging. I could not get up any motivation or energy to […]
I often forget how hard it was (is) to be a teenager, but they have it rough too and sometimes they need a little slack.
It was the last day of summer break and I wanted to do something with my kids. I wanted to give them some undivided attention. Something to break up the monotony of being on their screens all day.
I love the little buggers even though they mostly drive me nuts. I often look at them and am in awe of their amazingness. The more they grow up the more I”m impressed with what they’ve learned, who they’re becoming, and how responsible and kind they are. I love them more than life itself. Therefore I want them never to suffer. Ever. At all. But that’s impossible.
I know little kids shouldn’t have any screen time at all. But I stand by this statement.
You read that right. What I did right this week was that I wrote this post down and hit “publish.” This is a big step for me.
This week I was kinda losing it.
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”